Shropshire

15 Aug 2017
Staff at Shropshire building contractor Pave Aways have raised more than £5,000 in memory of a colleague by trekking the length of Hadrian’s Wall - dressed as Roman soldiers. The team donned traditional tunics and metal helmets to complete the 90-mile coast to coast challenge in just three days to raise funds for Cure Leukaemia. The charity helped to build, and continues to fund, the Centre for...
03 Aug 2017
The open weekend at a brand new boutique fitness facility in Shrewsbury was hailed a huge success with new members snatching up places ahead of the official opening on the 1st August. Directors of Ultimate Fitness, Tom Meehan and Simon Macdonald, were overwhelmed with the amount of people who dropped in at the open weekend to take part in free classes and look around the brand new studio building...
Shropshire florist and gift shop is behind random acts of kindness in the county
03 Aug 2017
Have you discovered an abandoned bouquet of flowers around Shropshire yet? Mystery has surrounded the series of posies in dressed jars that have been springing up at locations around the county - and the people behind it have now revealed the reason: they want to brighten someone’s day. Staff at Big Little Things flower and gift company in Norton, near Shifnal, have specially designed and...
31 Jul 2017
Rybrook BMW and MINI, of Shrewsbury, are supporting a Shropshire woman who has qualified for the British Team in the forthcoming Triathlon World Championships in her quest for glory, Leonie Keeling, aged 36, from Cockshutt, near Ellesmere, is married with two children and works as a theatre nurse manager at Oswestry Orthopaedic Hospital and only took part in her first ever Triathlon event last...
27 Jul 2017
A Telford employment lawyer has predicted a rise in the number of Employment Tribunal claims following a crucial and wide reaching decision by the Supreme Court. Julia Fitzsimmons, Employment Partner with award winning law firm FBC Manby Bowdler, said the ruling by the Supreme Court yesterday (July 26) that the tribunal’s Fees Order is unlawful and will be quashed will result in a Government pay...
27 Jul 2017
A company which provides care services for people in Shropshire has announced plans to expand its operation. Sentinel Care Services is based in Telford and provides care to people within their own homes - and is now expanding into north Shropshire. Managers at Sentinel say they are currently looking to recruit a new trainee supervisor who will go through a fast-track training programme with the...
26 Jul 2017
County launch for martial arts venture … A Shropshire man has called on his decade’s experience as a close protection officer and doorman to launch a unique new business venture in the county. Ravi Shergill, of Telford, has studied most disciplines of martial arts for many years and now, following months of individual one-to-one training, has become an international instructor for the Defence Lab...
Rebecca Welch (right) with one of Halls Commercial's most recent clients
19 Jul 2017
Shrewsbury is a prime location for national companies - but they are struggling to find suitable premises, a commercial property company today said. A number of national restaurant operators have all expressed an interest in having a presence in the county town according to Halls Commercial, but there is a lack of suitable properties for them to take on. Rebecca Welch from Halls said the company...
18 Jul 2017
Hundreds of pounds has been raised for a south Shropshire charity and potential new regular donors found, thanks to an annual garden event. The small garden event in Ludlow earlier this month (July 2) collected £600 for The Furniture Scheme and organisers said it helped raise the profile of the charity too - with people interested in joining the Friends scheme. James Cooper, operations manager...
15 Jul 2017
A Shropshire firm has launched a new personal tracking device in a bid to help protect people with illnesses and lone workers. It is being seen as an ideal device to monitor vulnerable people and reassure workers who may be out alone in rural or potentially dangerous areas. Bulldog Security Products, based in Much Wenlock, already have a range of tracking devices which are used by firms who have...
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